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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)

Transliteration of Arabic صَدَّام (ṣaddām).

  1. A male given name of Arabic usage.
  2. Saddam Hussein, former Iraqi dictator (1979-2003).

Notable Persons Named Saddam

Saddam Hussein was a Secretary of the National Command of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, Regional Secretary of the Regional Command of the Iraqi Regional Branch, Member of the Regional Command of the Iraqi Regional Branch, 5th President of Iraq, Chairman of the Revolution. Saddam was born on April 28th, 1937 in Al-Awja. He died on December 30th, 2006.


Saddam Hussain is a soccer player for the FC Dordoi Bishkek, PIA F.C., Khan Research Laboratories F.C., and Pakistan national football team. Saddam was born on October 4th, 1993 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.


Saddam was born on March 8th, 1983 in Krabi.


Saddam Abdel-Muhsan is a soccer player for the Markaz Shabab Al-Am'ari, Al-Wehdat SC, Jordan national under-20 football team, and Jordan national under-23 football team. Saddam was born on January 10th, 1991 in Amman.


Saddam was born on April 1st, 1993.


Saddam Tenang is an athlete for the Persipasi Bandung Raya.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Saddam

Saddam is an athlete for the Atjeh United F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Saddam

  • How Popular is the name Saddam? Saddam is the 55,396th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Saddam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30 babies born with the first name Saddam in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saddam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Saddam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saddam was in 1990 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Saddam Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saddam is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Saddam: Your name in reverse order is Maddas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dmdasa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.